9 of the best high street fashion stores with amazing homeware departments

There’s no denying it – in recent years, the high street has seriously upped its game when it comes to homeware.

Stores, that were previously exclusively fashion have launched homeware lines that cater to a huge range of interior tastes – and whether you’re a minimalist, love a little bohemian inspiration or art-deco mad, you’ll find things you absolutely love among their wares.

Below, we pick the high street’s best homeware shops and what we think you should purchase for your abode from each. There’s never been a better time to refresh your space…

Zara Home

Zara Home homeware stores
Zara Home

Best for: Designer dupes

Why we love it: Zara Home is the place to go if you want homeware that looks much more expensive than it is. The brand is heavily inspired by interior designers that you would typically see in the likes of Liberty, but for a fraction of the price.

3 pieces to buy now:

Cream Metallic Box, from £19.99, Zara Home

Bamboo Lantern, £69.99, Zara Home

Grey Raised Design Glass Set, £7.99, Zara Home

Oliver Bonas

high street homeware
Oliver Bonas

Best for: Furniture that’s an investment but won’t totally break the bank

Why we love it: Oliver Bonas manages to seamlessly marry art deco influence with classic style when it comes to furniture, and its on-trend gold and marble accessories are second to none. It’s arguably the king of velvet furnishings on the high street right now.

3 pieces to buy now:

Aurora Blue Glass Curve Wall Mirror, £115, Oliver Bonas

 

Zhurie Yellow Velvet Bee Embroidered Cushion, £34, Oliver Bonas

Luxe Round Bamboo Gold Drinks Trolley Bar Cart, £395, Oliver Bonas

H&M

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H&M Home

Best for: Household basics with a cool Scandi influence

Why we love it: H&M is perfect for those with minimalist taste. Browse the store and you’ll find countless interior pieces in single colour palettes and clean lines. If you prefer things a little brighter, don’t worry though, there’s plenty for you too.

3 pieces to buy now:


Patterned Metal Mug, £6.99, H&M

Low Lounge Chair, £199, H&M


Tasselled Cotton Rug, £69.99, H&M

 

M&S

high street homeware
M&S

Best for: Affordable quality

Why we love it: You can always count on Marks & Spencer‘s for trusty basics and when it comes to homeware it’s no different. Brushed cotton bedding? Check. Wooden chest of drawers? Check. Kitchenware? Check. Their extensive selection of faux flowers and foliage is worth a mention too.

3 pieces to buy now:

16 Piece Vintage Cutlery Set, £25, M&S

Cotton Rich Waffle Bedding Set, from £49.50, M&S

Tall Ridged Vase, £9.50, M&S

Next

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Next

Best for: Big purchases like beds, cupboards and shelves

Why we love it: Don’t run straight to IKEA, Next has countless options for home furniture which are stylish and good value too.

3 pieces to buy now:

Jefferson Compact Console, £299, Next

Pom Pom Storage Basket, £16, Next

Metal Window Square Mirror, £150, Next

French Connection

French Connection homeware
French Connection

Best for: Accessories that will upgrade any space

Why we love it: French Connection are one of the newer brands to venture into homeware – we love their old-school meets contemporary vibe, which is particularly great for entertaining.

3 pieces to buy now:

Luxe Recycled Glass Clear Pitcher, £22, French Connection

Sunbeam Acacia 3 Top Side Table, £195, French Connection

Sunburst Wooden Pizza Tray, £25, French Connection

Anthropologie

Anthropologie homeware
Anthropologie

Best for: Those who want to add a little Bohemian style to their home

Why we love it: Anthropologie is admittedly one of the dearer stores for homeware on the high street, but it’s the place to go if you want to pick items up that look like one-offs. It’s also fab for unique options if you’re into tablescaping.

3 pieces to buy now:



Garden Tile Coaster, £10, Anthropologie

Hazel Throw, £108, Anthropologie

Twig and Wheat Wreath, £44, Anthropologie

Matalan

high street homeware Matalan
Matalan

Best for: shopping for all homeware under one roof

Why we love it: Yes, Matalan literally has everything – from scented candles to laundry baskets to floor lamps and chest of drawers. There’s also plenty of cute slogans and bright colours in the mix – and everything is super affordable.

3 pieces to buy now:

Large Velour Cushion, £12, Matalan

Cantilever Floor Lamp, £60, Matalan

Cheese Plant in Pot, £25, Matalan

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters high street homeware
Urban Outfitters

Best for: Fun accessories

Why we love it: Urban Outfitters‘s perfect for homeware accessories you’ll want to ‘gram in situ. The company accents its pieces with dashes of colour and often so-in-right-now brass.

3 pieces to buy now:

get naked bath mat

Get Naked Bath Mat, £25, Urban Outfitters

Large Himalayan Moon Crescent Salt Lamp, £59, Urban Outfitters

Barkley Storage Shelf, £45, Urban Outfitters